Apr 18, 2012
Mubadala Aerospace yesterday announced a US$1 billion contract to build major sections for the Boeing 777 and 787 Dreamliner airliners at its Strata Manufacturing plant in Al Ain. Read Article Mubadala in $1bn deal as supplier to Boeing
Abu Dhabi is to be out front in a charge to the final frontier after Virgin Galactic chose the emirate to be the location for its second Spaceport. Read Article Abu Dhabi ready for blast-off with Spaceport selection
High-profile delegates touching down in Abu Dhabi for the Global Aerospace Summit reflect the changing needs of industry and the shift of commercial aviation from West to East - and into the cosmos. Read Article Bold visions, big ideas and high flyers meet
Gleaming airliners and shiny new airports are fine, but they require modern, efficient air traffic control. This is a challenge that GCC and Mena countries ought to face without delay. Read Article Keeping crowded skies moving safely
Apr 17, 2012
The European Union's Emissions Trading System comes under fire from airline industry executives, saying that Gulf carriers will be penalised unfairly.
Read Article Region's airlines rail on EU 'levy'
If the global aviation industry was a country it would be in the top twenty when it comes to wealthiest nations in the world, Tony Tyler, the chief executive officer of International Air Transport Association. Read Article Key role for Gulf air transport with target set for new heights
Air traffic management across the Middle East and North Africa (Mena) is in chaos, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) has warned. Read Article Bottleneck threatens air traffic across Middle East and North Africa
Apr 16, 2012
The exploration and exploitation of space will be one of the leading areas of aerospace to be debated at the Global Aerospace Summit. Read Article Emirates' ambitions to open up final frontier
The prospects for space tourism and the use of unmanned drones as aerial border and coast guards are on the agenda for the first Global Aerospace Summit which opens in Abu Dhabi today. Read Article Aviation leaders land in Abu Dhabi
Feb 22, 2012
The meeting of leaders across aviation, aerospace and space sectors will take place between April 16 and 20. Read Article Abu Dhabi to host Global Aerospace Summit
Something of a miracle will be needed for the coveted unity and effectiveness of the Syrian opposition to materialise. Analysis by Phil Sands from the SNC's Istanbul summit Clumsy Syrian National Coalition needs to prove it is made of the right stuff
Freshly relegated, no better time for a youth movement than the present, writes Paul Radley. UAE rugby hope the kids are all right
In 1992, Major League Baseball commissioner Fay Vincent initially opposed an effort by a Japanese mogul to purchase the Seattle Mariners. Expect more to come. Global shift in North American sport
The flying car concept took a while to become reality but in America a company is on the verge of offering a version to the public. While the cost may be high, so is confidence that there is a viable market. Flying cars roar into reality
With Muslim families, you must say "mashallah" with every compliment lest someone think you are jealous and have the evil eye. Mashallah: what it means, when to say it and why you should
National View blog looks at the best images from the last seven days from around the Gulf and across the Middle East. Region in Focus - May 23
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